ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model V001
Entry ID: ASTGTM1

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Summary
Abstract: The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM) was developed jointly by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI).

ASTER is capable of collecting in-track stereo using nadir- and aft-looking near infrared cameras. Since 2001, these stereo pairs have ... View entire text
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Description: The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is one of several discipline-specific data centers within the NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The LP DAAC Web page provides information about available data products, services, documentation, order interfaces, and tools.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 83.0   S: -83.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: METI/NASA
Dataset Title: ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model V001
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-29
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA LP DAAC; U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V001
Online Resource: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-09-30
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 30 m
Longitude Resolution: 30 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
ISO Topic Category
Quality Users are advised that the products may contain anomalies and artifacts that will reduce its usability for certain applications. The data are provided “as is” and neither NASA nor METI/ERSDAC will be responsible for any damages resulting from use of the data.
Access Constraints This version of the ASTER Global DEM product has been decommissioned.
Use Constraints See https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/products/aster_policies for redistribution and citation policies.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LP DAAC USER SERVICES
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LP DAAC User Services
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LP DAAC User Services
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Publications/References
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) publication references: [available online at http://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/asterbiblio20120719.pdf]

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, revised 2004, EOS Reference Handbook, a Guide to NASA's Earth Science Enterprise and the Earth Observing System: Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center, 261 p. [available online in pdf format at http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/data_p...].
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-12-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-12
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